Category: “news”

  • Poll: Is Black Hat SEO Working For You?

    Black Hat SEOs have been talking lately about whether or not their methods are working. If you’re an SEO, take our poll below on black hat SEO and let us know if it’s working for you. Apologize for the short post today – we had an image we really wanted to use so we needed […]

  • EgoBait: The Movie

    Yes, it’s true, we’re going to be producing a documentary on EgoBait, where we’ll interview “influencers” who will be more than willing to retweet the movie to their myriad of followers, thereby ensuring views and links for WTFSEO.  Heck, we’ll even throw in a couple of employees here, talking on script camera about how influential […]

  • Developing your Xennial marketing strategy

    Yes, it’s true, there’s a new demographic that’s been pulled out of a CMO’s ass identified.  The missing link between the mythical Gen X and the “don’t care” Millennials.  A new generation that can complain about Gen X, Boomers, AND Millennials. This is of course, The Xennials (ed – weren’t they called Gen-Y?). The Xennials are […]

  • Reading Content Out Loud Improves Google Rankings

    SEO is hard and SEOs are always looking for a new way to rank. Good news for you, we’ve uncovered a new ranking factor. And it comes directly from Google itself. Google’s own Gary Ilyes told us recently on Twitter, and SEroundtable covered: “DYK if you read out loud the text on your page and […]

  • SEO Chatter: Algorithm Update?

    Some guy on twitter we’re not following noticed that several of his keywords moved from page 7 – where they got 0 clicks – to page 4 – where they still send 0 clicks. Is this a major ranking algorithm update? We reached out to Google to demand that they provide us with a change log […]

  • Exclusive: AMP on the way out

    Accelerated Mobile Pages (aka AMP) became a hot trend in 2016 thanks to Google support as well as a level of SEO expertise not seen since the launch of RankBrain. However, we’ve learned (don’t ask us how, we just know….. We’re SEOs) AMP’s heyday is about to end. Like a dog seeing a squirrel, it […]

  • These 2 Slides Will Make You The Ultimate SEO Guru

    The end of digital marketing conference season is almost here. That can mean only one thing: it’s almost time for next year’s digital marketing conference season! How exciting! Did you follow all the great advice on how to be an amazeballs speaker? Did that advice help transform you into one of the highest rated presenters […]

  • Penguin Recovery Case Study

    Depending on which SEO you ask, it’s been a few days to a few weeks since the latest Google Penguin update launched – and while most recovery case studies had been written in draft mode many months ago, we haven’t seen many of them actually showing up on Owdy yet. For you, though, the wait […]